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Jihadists Have Been 'Banned' From Twitter

4 years ago /

Isis fighters are withdrawing into smaller bases and leaving Twitter to avoid being killed by Western forces, reports have suggested after extremists were hit by another British air strike. International observers and witnesses have claimed the jihadis - whose aggressive presence on social media was until now part of their campaign...

Islamic State Crisis: New Strikes In Syria Near Kobane

4 years ago /

Us-led forces have carried out air strikes on Islamic state (is) militants battling Kurdish fighters around the northern Syrian border town of Kobane. Syrian activists said at least ten people were killed overnight, as the jihadists moved to within two to three kilometers of Kobane. Tens of thousands of people have fled...

 

Alleged White House Fence Jumper Pleads Not Guilty

4 years ago /

A man who allegedly jumped the White House fence and ran far into the executive mansion through an unlocked front door pleaded not guilty Wednesday to all charges related to a Sept. 19 incident, which has prompted searing criticism of the U.S. Secret Service. Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, a U.S. Army...

Ukraine Crisis: Ceasefire In Danger As Four kills At Donetsk School

4 years ago /

A shell has killed four people at a school in the rebel-held east Ukrainian city of Donetsk, on the first day of classes. Another six people died when a minibus was hit elsewhere in Donetsk. No children were apparently hurt when the school playground was shelled but a biology teacher and a...

Karadzic Takes 'Responsibility' For Bosnia Crimes

4 years ago /

Former Bosnian leader, Radovan Karadzic is closing his defense saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings. The wartime Bosnian Serb leader set out his case in a written brief before telling the un tribunal there was not a shred of evidence against...

Suicide Bomber Killed Seven Afghan Soldiers

4 years ago /

At least seven afghan soldiers were killed and many others injured after a suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying troops in the afghan capital Kabul. A suicide bomber elsewhere in the city, injuring two soldiers and two civilians, hit a second bus. The Taliban said they had carried out the attacks which...

Boko Haram’s ICT Expert Arrested

4 years ago /

Aftermath of another heavy defeat of Boko Haram terrorists who launched another attack weekend on Konduga in a bid to reclaim the dead body of the impostor of Abubakar Shekau, (Mohammed Bashir), the military has arrested a foreign computer expert who is said to be behind the several video shots...

UEFA Champions League: CSKA Moscow 0-1 Bayern Munich

4 years ago /

The versatile attacker slotted home a 22nd-minute spot-kick, after Mario Gotze had been felled in the area, as Pep Guardiola's men made it six points from six in Group E Bayern Munich overcame a stubborn CSKA Moscow outfit to record their 100th Champions League victory with a 1-0 triumph on Tuesday. Thomas...

60 Soldiers Are To Be Tried For Mutiny Today

4 years ago /

Another set of 60 soldiers are to be arraigned before a General Court Martial by military authorities in Abuja on Tuesday (today)   for mutiny. The soldiers allegedly committed mutiny on August 4, 2014 by refusing to join troops in Maiduguri for “an operation.” Their arraignment which is to take place at the...

19 Arrested Over Ekiti Ex-NURTW Boss Murder

4 years ago /

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested 19 persons over the murder of a former Ekiti State Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Omolafe Aderiye. Reports gathered say that the 19 persons, including one female, were arrested in a string operation carried out over the weekend. Mr. Victor Babayemi,...

Boko Haram Wreak Havoc In Adamawa

4 years ago /

Reports gathered from Vanguard says Michika local government area of Adamawa state, northern Nigeria, informed that Boko Haram insurgents have destroyed no fewer than 500 houses in Kubi and Watu villages. The dreaded Islamist militants are in full control of Michika and Madagali local governments of Adamawa state. It was gathered from...

Multi National Forces Captures Boko Haram Top Commander, Ali Abakar

4 years ago /

Multi national forces have captured Abakar Ali, one of the top commanders of insurgent fighters belonging to the Islamist group, Boko Haram according to an online news medium, Saharareporters. According to Saharareporters, the security forces also seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the Islamist militants during the operation. Abakar...

300 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender In Cameroon, Plead for Asylum

4 years ago /

No fewer than 300 Boko Haram fighters have surrendered in Nigeria’s neighbouring country Cameroon in the past three weeks, Cameroon’s defense ministry has said. According to the country’s military spokesman Lt. Col. Didier Badjeck, the Islamist militants gave up their arms and asked for asylum in Cameroon. Badjeck added that the fates...

Nigerian Troops Rout Terrorists In Benisheikh And Konduga

4 years ago /

Troops from the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri have recorded yet another decisive victory over Boko Haram insurgents attempting to seize Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. It was learnt that soldiers stationed in Konduga yesterday repelled an attack by Boko Haram fighters who tried once again to capture...

TERRORISM: 400 Nigerian Security Operatives Arrive Russia for Special Forces Training

4 years ago /

A team of 400 Nigerian security personnel have left the Federal Capital, Abuja for Russia where they are being trained as Special Forces to beef up the country’s fight against terrorism. The team made up of members of the Armed Forces, Police and Department of State Services left Abuja Sunday evening....

 

Mother Buries Her Day Old Baby Alive

4 years ago /

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has rescued a day-old baby buried alive by the mother in a shallow grave in Afaha Abia Village of Nsit Ibom Local Government Area. The culprit one Miss Patience Sunday Aaron of Afaha Abia villiage, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has...

 

Boko Haram Attacks Borno Villages, Kills Pastor, 19 Others

4 years ago /

Members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on Wednesday attacked Shaffa and Shindiffu villages of Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State, killing a pastor, a teacher and 19 others. Residents of the affected communities, identified the murdered pastor as Eliud Mshelizza of the Living Faith Church, and a teacher...

2015: Police, SSS To Screen Out Politicians With Criminal Records

4 years ago /

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, on Wednesday vowed to collaborate with the State Security Service (SSS) to screen out politicians with criminal records from 2015 general election. Mr. Abba, in his maiden meeting with Commissioners of Police in the 36 states and other senior officers in Abuja on...

Edo State Police Command Parades 46 Suspects

4 years ago /

The Edo state police command has paraded 46 suspects arrested for various criminal offences two weeks after parading 68 other suspects. The state commissioner of police Foluso Adebanjo while parading the criminals said the command will leave no stone unturned to reduce the rate of crime in the state. Parading the 46...

 

2015 Elections: No Hiding Place For Troublemakers - Acting IGP

4 years ago /

The Nigerian police says the kind of thuggery that occurred in an Ekiti state courtroom and Kogi state have no place in the present day Nigerian society. The acting inspector general of police, Suleiman Abba has therefore vowed to clampdown hard on perpetrators of such acts. Abba said this while addressing a...


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